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Planning For A Successful Long-Distance Move

Moving is rough and considered one of the most stressful experiences people can go through. That stress can intensify when moving thousands of miles across the country. You may need to move for work or family obligations, or maybe your company is making remote work permanent and you can live in an idyllic hideaway.

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When To Call In A Professional?

Contemplating a home improvement project? You are not alone. Millions of other homeowners do this every year, taking a critical look at their surroundings and thinking about what they could do to make their properties better. There are many important benefits to a home improvement project, from enhancing the look and mood of a space with a lighting upgrade to improving living space by turning that dark, dank basement into a rec room.

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Buying In A Transitional Housing Market

The combination of rising interest rates, persistent inflation, and continued home-price increases means the start of a transitional period and lower competition in the housing market, predict economists including Lawrence Yun, chief economist at the National Association of Realtors. Don’t expect it to become an outright buyer’s market anytime soon, however. 

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How To Compete For Homes In A Tight Market

Houses are rocketing in price and demand has been outpacing supply, spurred on by low interest rates and the fear that they will rise significantly through 2022. This is leaving prospective home buyers scrambling to find something affordable. But there are sensible strategies that can help you stay sane and in the game.

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